-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Frederick John Hiscock

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Date of birth: 19th April 1916
Place of birth: East Meon, Hampshire, England
Parents: George and Bessie Hiscock
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 1849
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Frederick was born on 19th April 1916 in East Meon, Hampshire to George and Bessie Hiscock. He had seven siblings, Charles, George, Elizabeth, Elsie, Albert, Ellen and Arthur. The family lived in Weston Lane, Buriton, North Petersfield, Hampshire. He was 25 years old at the time of his loss.





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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England


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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England


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Petersfield War Memorial, Petersfield, Hampshire, England


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The Petersfield War Memorial stands in High Street





The first panel of World War 2 names lists Frederick along with two more of Hood's marines.
The three men would undoubtledly have known each other well:
Marine Sergeant Gerald Edward Coombes and
Marine Henry Roy Crewsswell and







Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His great-nephew, Peter Hann (photos, September 2009)
His great-niece, Sue Hough (information, August 2014)